New developer need some help!

Aleix Pol aleixpol at
Sun Aug 11 21:18:44 UTC 2013

On Sun, Aug 11, 2013 at 6:47 PM, Xingang Tong <shunjian1128 at>wrote:

> Hi there,
> I‘m a freshman who is also a software developer. I learn CS in my college
> so I have a knowledge of C++ and Python. I totally admire the Open Source
> spirit and I really want to contribute to it. I like KDE and believe that
> it will be really cool if I can contribute to your codebase.
> But here is the problem. Even though I have learned some programming
> languages, I can't find a way to get involved, even faced with Junior jobs.
> I don't know where to begin. I mean I can write a program on my own, but I
> don't know what to do when I'm faced with a bug.
> Do I need to read the current codebase first? Or what should I do now?
> Much thanks for your reply.
> MForever78
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Hi Xingang Tong!
Well, the first you have to figure out is what code you have to modify, and
to do that you'll have to read some code. We can help you with that, you
can join #kdevelop in, it may be easier there.

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